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CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 8:30pm EST
beautiful. then she found her way to the dow page the dance floor. it was edward cooley green over six-foot tall and 200 pounds and a self-made millionaire he asked hetty to mary ann and her father agreed on one condition. that edward signed a prenuptial that they would live off of edwards monday and hetty money was hers to protect and increase and pass on to the next generation. shortly after that her father died and left her $1 million. the $5 million estate, in 1865, was plucked in a trust. that hurt her deeply. she wanted to control her own money. then her aunt died. and then she would leave all of the many of $2 million to hetty behalf was left to the town of new bedford and the other half to hetty and it was plucked in trust. she was furious so she sued. the lawsuit went on for years and was a landmark case and hetty was litigious for life. surely after her and edward married and went to london and sold american railroad bond during the days of the boom and he sold them to european investors. hetty gave birth to two children. a son and daughter and she invested her money in the r
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
mass shootings. edward lawrence has the very latest tonight for "wjz." >> reporter: crowds packed the lone star gun show in fort texas as the gun control debate heats up. some say this is in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. >> i'm 100% for gun control, if someone would coming with gun control that makes sense and make makes a difference. but there is no such thing >> reporter: the organization is getting hammered for the proposal to put armed guards in schools. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police in our securing our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy. i'll tell you what, the american people think it's crazy not to do it. >> reporter: new york senator chuck schumer said nothing should be taken off the table when talking about gun control. >> trying to prevent shootings in schools is like talking about trying to prevent lung cancer without talking about cigarettes. >> reporter: kay daley hutchinson is a gun supporter >> i think we ought to be looking at where the real danger is, the large clips, i think it needs to be looked at. >> reporter: seve
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 9:00am EST
edwards. >> lee edwards. >> that's right. >> who is also a biographer, as you are. >> and he's a historian. he's written several histories of the conservative movement. he himself has been a member of the conservative movement, an important person in that. >> jealousy? >> no, it's not jealousy, i can do that. but one thing about mr. edwards being asked to write that review, is that one of the things he takes issue with is i call him from his ghost writer because -- it was thurmond's staffer, former staffer of thurmond who has characterized his work on the book as being ghost writing. i talked to them and after talking to him, i e-mailed mr. edwards and i asked him if i could interview him about his relationship with traffic and what work he did in that kind of thing. and he said it was 40 years ago, yeah, as any entity would be a waste of your time and mine. so my own thing i can do, he was brave enough to read a criticism after the book when it got right. he got a number of things wrong. he quoted goldwater speaking with him and talking about the importance of equal rights is co
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
-- this boston police officer edward norton, takes a plunge into the channel in boston after people said there was a woman who had fallen into the water. he talk -- he took off his coat and jumped in. later on, a state police boat and firefighters helped him and he was able to help that women get to safety. the woman was conscious but crying. she was a little bruised but she will be okay. the officer was taken to the hospital to be treated for hypothermia but he is expected to be okay. many people in new england are calling him a hero for his act of heroism, jumping into that cold new england water to save that woman. you will hear from this police officer, edward norton, coming up in half an hour on "good morning, america." >> he is not the actor, the hero today. the time is 6:37 and 35 degrees. >> is still ahead -- the new royal parents to be have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak s. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practica
SFGTV
Dec 24, 2012 1:00am PST
work that you do. >> judge edwards senior property manager when i first came to the port at the same time that kevin did you took the time to take me under your winnings and create a partnering relationship and helped me three navigate some of the politics and got us off to the right direction and i'm so glad that you were there for me and so thank you and i wish you the best of luck in your score, i guess, the saim name of it and so we are looking forward to being the results of that i'm sure it will be fantastic. thank you. (applause). is there anyone else who would like too speak? >>> well like everyone else when i first join the commission bob was one of the first people i went out to lunch with and we went out to lunch at pier 39 and the he told me all about pier 39 and fisherman's whof and i'm definite going to miss him and we have this wonderful plack that does not say enough about your contribution to the water front and it says macintosh welcoming 20 years of welcoming visitors near and far port of san francisco december 2012 ... (applause). . >> i'll like to make just a few
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
. officer edward norton jumped into the frigid waters of boston harbor after a woman fell in. he pulled her to a nearby life rachlt she's okay. he's turned his back on holiday and is focusing on law enforcement. >> welcome back. the controversy surrounding "zero dark thirty" didn't affect the box offer opened the weekend. the film opened in just five theaters and took in more than $400,000. >> new year's eve implies that torture helped find osama bin larden. >> reporter: the film "zero dark thirty" is a hit with audience and critics but the oscar front-runner does not have many fans at the cia. it's so offensive that director mike morell sent a letter to the agency's employees last friday telling them it's a dramatization, not a reality of the facts. the film creates the strong impression that enhanced interrogation teaching them. that impression is false. the film about osama bin laden has reignited debate over what the cia called enhanced interrogation was really torture. >> the information i saw derived from the detainees we had cia facilities and that including those who underwengt
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 3:00pm PST
and the general election. >> ifill: who are they? >> you have edward markey, steven lynch. >> ifill: especially edward markey is quite senior, the house seat in order to get this. >> it's a special election. they wouldn't have to give up their house seat unless deval patrick appointed them to the seat in the meantime which they're unlikely to want that. because it would mean they have to give up their house seat even though it would give them a head start. >> ifill: in hawaii last week, daniel ioneu died. and in a letter written to the governor who gets -- decide who takes his seat he actually stated his preference. >> he did. there are a lot of interesting elements with this. one thing that actually very same three what happened when teddy kennedy passed away in massachusetts, in fall 2009 or summer, sent letter to deval patrick he wanted them to change the law in massachusetts somebody would be able to fill that seat during critical time when they were debating health care reform. then somebody would run with special election. well in hawaii basically what he said was, i really wa
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:00am EST
big baller suite while w hotel general manager edward bayton else us why he thinks rooms are slow to book. >> the reservation cycle is moving a little bit slower than we would have anticipated, even for a second inauguration. there's a lot of speculation as to why there seems to be some conversation that the pending fiscal cliff may have something to do with it. >> reporter: and this pad goes for $10,000 a night, four-night minimum. if you need the pitch? >> tv,s parade procession on 15th avenue as it passes by the hotel. we happen to be one of the closest hotels to the white house. >> reporter: if $40,000 is a little too rich for your blood, boy have we found a deal for you. >> the response has been amazing actually. >> reporter: joshua put an ad on craigslist, rooms just like this for $-9d 9 in this charming three-story house near rock creek park. you have so like living with other people. he lives here with seven others, mostly interns. >> i am sold out 50% of it and i have left the other 50% for the late comers because then they'll have no choice so i could put my price a litt
MSNBC
Dec 24, 2012 5:00am PST
-- >> two snints. >> two minutes. after edwards had spoken for the normal two-hour length. they didn't even know he was done so there wasn't this great -- a moment of understanding. but soon literary figures soon understood the glory of it. all the shakespeare, the drama, the bible that he had memorized as a child, he loved scouring the countryside for those books worked their way into his soul and into that speech. it will last forever. >> if you have read the speech and we all ought to reread it regularly i think, he talks about really the spine of the republic. he basically says this nation, this republic will go forward, we will survive, we will outlast this, we will prosper eventually. if you think about it in the context of history, there is the gettysburg address, there is perhaps we have nothing to fear but fear itself from franklin roosevelt, we have ask not what you can do for your country from president kennedy. how many have food and spoken and had their words chiselled in our mental memory for all these years? now we're talking nearly 150 years. >> for a man who wanted mor
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 7:00pm PST
wasn't until the first shots range out not only was the gun real but jacob edwards was heading in her direction. as bullets whizzed past her she hid behind a pillar along side her best friend. when she looked down she realized she had been shot in the chest. >> i did feel a huge amount of pressure and pain, but honestly it feels like -- you can't describe what it feels like. >> christina was rushed to the hospital where they removed bullet fragments from her lung and bruised liver. her father says it's nothing short of a miracle sthat she is even here. >> bigs present for us for christmas, she is alive. otherwise i am not sure what we would have done. >> the courageous teen who endured so much struggles with many questions about that day including why two other innocent people died. >> it is hard to think that why did they have to be the ones that passed away. they were just passing by like regular, all of the people. it shouldn't be that they have to be the ones that didn't get away. >> but when asked about the man who shot her, she harbors no hate. instead hoping to remind other
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
. this cell phone video shows boston police officer edward norton jumping into frigid waters to rescue a drowning woman. he was weighed down by his bullet-proof vest but says, he didn't think twice. >> i feel like i did what i would expect someone else to do for one of my loved ones. >> reporter: the frantic woman was desperately clinging to a raft. she said she fell into the water during a torrential downpour. [ sirens blaring ] with a little help from a life preserver thrown to him from shore, he was able to keep her calm and above water until firefighters arrived. >> she kept saying, i can't hold on, i said, hold on, hold on, hold on. >> reporter: everyone made it out of the water safely. there was one casualty. officer norton said his wedding ring slipped off when he jumped in. he roe or not, his wife has marching orders for him. >> um -- make sure you get a new one. >> that wouldn't seem like anything good for most men. but for the females, we would love to get one, like half a karat, right? >>> now to a town in need of christmas cheer. and getting it from around the country. newt
NBC
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
into frigid water to save a drowning woman. cell phone video captured officer edward norton taking the plunge in torrential rain after a woman fell into the four point channel. norton is being praised for his quick action. he said it's all in a day's work. >> it's christmas in great britain and the royals are celebrating with traditions old and new. we have the latest from london. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica from a blustery london today. as the queen prepares for yet another holiday season, britons are looking back on a truly remarkable year. queen elizabeth may believe in a traditional christmas, but her promotional video of this year's christmas speech looks more like a movie trailer. in a year na marked diamond jubilee celebrations for her 60 years on the throne and her virtual parachuting into london's olympic games. >> they gave the rest of us an opportity to share something of the excitement and drama. >> reporter: in a technological first the speech is viewable in 3d when it airs tomorrow. still, there will be few surprises the at the windsor's estate
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 10:00am EST
featuring author edward glaeser. it's about an hour, 15. >> good afternoon and thank you very much for coming to this auditorium today. let me introduce myself, i'm bob oakes from morning edition on wbur, boston's npr news station. [applause] thank you. thank you. i'm sure some of you are saying, wow, that's bob oakes? [laughter] i thought he was taller -- [laughter] i thought he was thinner, i thought he had more hair. [laughter] and, you know, the funny thing is that all those things were true last week. [laughter] let me thank all of you for coming here this afternoon and thank the boston book festival for having us. don't they do a nice job? isn't this a terrific eventsome. >> yes. [applause] >> let's also thank the plymouth rock foundation for sponsoring this particular session and say that without their generosity, it would be hard to put on events like this that add to the cultural life that we all enjoy in this great city. so so thanks to them. [applause] and in a way that's what we're here to talk about this afternoon, the triumph of this city and all the cities, the triumph o
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
reentry. the reason it does is that mike adams got killed while i was working at edwards during reentry. he did not have the hitch accurate within about that much -- pitch accurate within about that much range and he did not have the yaw accurate within about that much rain, and that haunted me. i thought that was the reason we would not have commercial space flight. the pilot for spaceshipone reentry -- by the way, there is not autopilot. the only thing controlling those controls are the rudder pedals on a mock 0.3 airplane. you have the electric fin on the tail. just like a piper cub. [laughter] weird, huh? you could be at apogee in spaceshipone, eat your lunch, handoff, and do as a free entry -- safe reentry. you're not putting yourself at risk like mike adams put himself at risk. this is just a picture isgoogle earth. out to the right is the white knight climbing 50% more altitude than an airliner. going up about 50,000 feet. from up there, about 70 miles, you're looking on the horizon. this is why we stopped flying space ships. i wanted to fly one every five months to show reliabil
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